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Boston Public Health Commission Declares Health Emergency; Restaurant Restrictions, School Closings

The Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) has declared a public health emergency in the City of Boston due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This will allow BPHC to increase the availability of staff and resources dedicated to the response effort. Declaring a public health emergency can also help cities seeking additional resources and support from Read More…

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Boston Public Schools to Close Until April 27

Mayor Walsh and Boston Public Schools Superintendent Brenda Cassellius have announced the district-wide closure of all Boston Public Schools for students, effective on Tuesday, March 17. At this time, schools are expected to reopen on Monday, April 27, following April vacation.  Schools will be open for a regular school day on Monday, March 16 to Read More…

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Eliot School Closed for a Week Due to Positive Coronavirus Case

Boston Public Schools has closed the North End’s Eliot K-8 Innovation School through March 18th due to a presumptive positive case of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19 in a non-student member of the school community. The three Eliot school buildings (Charter St., North Bennet and Commercial Street) are expected to re-open on Thursday, March 19th. In Read More…

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In the Face of Racism and Misinformation, City Council Confronts Coronavirus Pandemic

Councilor Ed Flynn (District 2) brought forth a resolution at this week’s city council meeting for Boston to support its Chinese and Asian communities during the COVID-19, also known as coronavirus, outbreak. As the coronavirus continues to impact cities across the United States, the economic impact has effected Boston’s Chinatown the hardest. Councilor Flynn encouraged Read More…